It’s known for its architecture, literary value, arts, festivals, food and much more. But, do you know, one of the finest things to indulge, when in Kolkata is shopping? The fact is that you can enjoy shopping here like nowhere else. From street vendors to super markets the metropolitan has something for everyone. It houses abundant showrooms of reputed national and international brands. Make sure that on this holiday here, you take out time from everything else and enjoy a shopping spree.
Over the years, you might have heard about the warmth, hospitality and the culture of the capital city of West Bengal. You might have also witnessed the affability and warmth while you stayed in any of the Kolkata hotels. But, this vacation, explore the other sides and hues of the city and shopping is one of the key attributes. You will be surprised to see that buying and looking for anything in the city is like a treasure hunt. The biggest metropolitan of India has shops and malls scattered all over the city. It has small shops, big shops, super markets, arcades, multiplexes, underground markets, open air markets and without doubts - the street vendors!
When here, you will never have to worry about anything! The shops here sell everything that comes with a price attached to it. Clothing, footwear, accessories, appliances, antiquities, arts and crafts, various food items, electronic goods, jewelry, fabrics, perfumes, books; you can get it all here. And, even if you want to buy everything, make sure you bargain as that is the golden rule when you are here. When shopping in this multihued city, you will be enthralled by the unique experience that you get to enjoy as you visit its alleys and other popular markets. Some of the must visit markets of the place are the Chowringhee Road, Sudder Street, Shakespeare Sarani, College Street, Salt Lake City, Kidderpore, Dharamtala, Camac Street and more.
All the shops and markets are known for their uniqueness and the different articles they sell. On one hand there is Hogg Market, which happens to be the oldest market in the city has several blocks. On the other hand, there is Chowringhee, which houses the Central Cottage Industries Emporium producing in crafts. You can visit the New Market for the finest clothes, footwear and accessories. The two oldest shopping areas of the city, which are must visit for all the vacationers are the Shyambazaar and the Hatibagan markets. There are so many markets and malls that you would want to extend your vacation, just to indulge in the shopping spree in the city.
Allured to travel to this land of myriad hues and want to infuse the shopping fervor of the city? Then, wait no longer make your bookings, head to the city, check in any of the Kolkata hotels of your choice and get set for some shopping rendezvous.
Kolkata means fun, excitement and complete pleasure